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nbc 10 news starts now. >> right now on "nbc 10 news today," the countdown to the election. some big names will be in our area today to stump for the candidates for pennsylvania governor. right now, you can't drive across the ben franklin bridge. it's going to be closed while runners and walkers take part in a charity event. we'll have a live update. grab the coat, put that hood up. a blustery day ahead. the winds are gusty. you can see it in the flags. that camera is moving, too. and we're not going to get past 50 degrees today. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary conners. it's 9:00 on this sunday. meteorologist michelle grossman is tracking the chilly conditions, and michelle, it's hard to imagine that we were in the 70s earlier this week.
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>> yeah, not this morning, because it is cold. we're seeing temperatures in the 40s. it feels like the 30s. good morning. but at least we're dry. the rain is not falling like it was yesterday. we do have sunshine. mostly cloudy skies, in some spots. one spot being the poconos. but we'll see mostly sunny skies all across the area later on today. right now, temperatures are cold, so plan on the 40s. 44 in philadelphia. 40 in allentown. just 32 in mount pocono. 45 in millville. 41 in lancaster. 44 in atlantic city. combine the winds with that air temperature and it feels a lot colder than it is. it feels just 20 degrees in mount pocono. it feels like 38 in wilmington. 35 in atlantic city. the key is you want to dress for the 30s, because that's what it feels like for the outside. for today, plan on partly sunny skies by 11:00. 47 by 1:00. mostly sunny by 3:00, 49 degrees. we'll talk more about the wind today and we'll talk about warmer weather in your workweek.
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we'll talk about that in a few minutes. we are just two days from decision 2014 and the candidates for pennsylvania governor are pulling out all the stops, so to speak, calling in some high profile support. republican incumbent governor tom corbett will campaign today in bucks county with new jersey governor chris christie. yesterday, corbett and his wife made a number of stops, including a visit to gop headquarters in wilkesbury. there, corbett thanked the volunteers and urged them to get to the polls on thursday. tom wolf will campaign today with president obama. they'll appear together tonight at temple university in north philadelphia. yesterday, wolf greeted voters and posed for pictures at the mall. he urged his supporters not to become complacent and to cast their ballots on tuesday. if you'd like to learn more about the candidates in this race and the other races, also the issues that will be decided on tuesday, you can visit our website, nbc10.com. new from overnight,
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philadelphia police are looking for the person who shot an 18-year-old in the head and hand while he was sitting in a car at rising sun avenue. this happened around 2:30 this morning. somehow, the car ended up here at temple hospital. that's where the victim is in critical condition. it's unclear if he drove himself or if somebody else got him there. no word yet on a motive for this shooting. this weekend, parents in one montgomery county community are being warned to check their kids' halloween candy after one boy said that he found a razor blade inside the wrapper at a candy bar. the 13-year-old made the discovery after trick or treating on friday night. he and his mother are speaking out about the incident. >> it just fell out of it. >> how did they take a sealed package? i didn't know if someone did it or if it was packaged like that or what. >> fortunately, brandon was not hurt by the blade. police are continuing to look into how it got inside the
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wrapper. investigators tell nbc 10 that they are not releasing the brand of candy involved. not yet, at least. because they want parents to check every piece. let's head now to atlantic county, where a shopping center in pleasantville had to be evacuated this weekend after a threatening note was found taped to the door of a tax preparation business. a briefcase was also spotted just inside the door. the bomb squad searched the office and determined that there was no danger. this morning, the red cross reports that some residents in west philadelphia are now back in their apartment days after a fire ripped through their building. but some tell nbc 10 that they don't have electricity yet. they had been staying at a red cross shelter at sayer high school since thursday when the fire damaged a good portion of the building at 62nd and chestnut street. also according to red cross, about 22 other families who live in the most heavily damaged area of the building will move to another property last night. a civil try is set to begin tomorrow against a former professor at the university of
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pennsylvania who beat his wife to death. rafael robb bludgeoned his wife as she was wrapping christmas presents inside of their home in december of 2006. he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and is currently in prison. the family of his wife ellen robb is seeking to have her estate compensated and money provided to the couple's daughter. the daughter, who's now in college, will testify during the civil trial. jury selection and opening statements are scheduled for tomorrow. today, the philadelphia police department will remember officer chuck cassidy who was killed in the line of duty seven years ago. they'll hold a candle light vigil at 66th and broad streets in west oak lane at 7:00 tonight. cassidy walked in on a robbery at a dunkin' donuts there on halloween in 2007. he was shot in the head and died from his injuries the next day. john lewis was sentenced to death for the murder. he was scheduled to be put to death in june, but his execution is on hold while he pursues an
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appeal. right now, you can't drive across the ben franklin bridge. here is a live look at the bridge right now. it's closed to all car traffic in both directions until 9:30. it's because of a charity race. it's for a good cause. something tells me that the runners and walkers are going to be moving quickly, because it's a cold and windy day for the event. matt delucia is live at the base of the bridge. it looks like those runners are just getting started behind you. >> reporter: that's right, rosemary. this is where a lot of the onlookers have gathered too behind the barrier. a lot of family, friends, and supporters are out here. some of those runners are already coming back and about to cross the finish line in just a few minutes. but not everybody is that fast, so the ben franklin bridge is closed for the moment. here is a look at the start of the race. a lot of people are out here on this chilly sunday morning. organizers tell me more than 3,500 runners are out here doing this 10k run. another 500 people are walking.
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this run the bridge event has been going on since 2002. supports a school in south jersey for children with special needs. right now as you can tell, it is very cold, it is windy, and i've been talking with some of the runners about how they are staying warm on that bridge. >> just run fast. run as fast as i can and go back to warmth. that's my goal. >> the temperature is fine. i'm a little worried about the wind on the bridge. but otherwise the temperature is perfect for a run. >> reporter: look at that flag waving in the wind. people are also bundled up. they have their hats, gloves, sweatshirts, even heavy winter coats. but if you'd rather just be in your car this morning, and who wouldn't, a nice warm car, the bridge is expected to reopen within the hour. of course, we will keep you posted on that. for now, we are live at the base of the ben franklin bridge in camden. matt delucia, nbc 10 news. a violent day in iraq. isis takes deadly aim at dozens of men, women, and children.
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and iraqi forces hit back with air strikes on terrorist military targets. in california, police are working to track down the driver of this suv that hit and killed three teenage girls on halloween. we'll update you on their investigation. extra mile. when our patient, susan, mentioned her dad couldn't make it in to pearle vision to get his eyes checked... we went to him. and we realized, if he had trouble getting new glasses... he probably wasn't the only one. to us, eye care is about living dr. pearles legacy. building a trusting relationship with the person behind the eyes. this is genuine eye care, right in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> it's ten minutes after 9:00, and already, the wind is kicking up. as we take a live look -- oh, yeah. you can see it as we take a live look at society hill. you can see the custom house there in the distance, and of course, the ben franklin bridge. it's going to be chilly today. right now we're at 44 degrees. it is not going get much warmer. meteorologist michelle grossman will have the details in the seven-day forecast. now to some news overseas.
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dozens of iraqi tribesmen are dead after isis militants lined them all up and then shot them. the terrorist group killed at least 50 men, women, and children, shooting them one by one in public. the militants also kidnap 17 others. this attack is part of an isis mass killing campaign over the last few days. in all about 150 tribesmen have been killed. meanwhile, iraqi forces carried out air strikes against isis targets on friday in response to the tribal killings. this footage released by the iraqi defense ministry shows a number of vehicles belonging to isis being targeted. the militants have already captured large areas of syria and iraq. new from overnight, federal investigators believe that the virgin galactic spacecraft that killed one of the two test pilots broke up in flight. the ntsb started their investigation yesterday and says that the wreckage from spaceship 2 is spread out over a five-mile area of the mohave desert.
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virgin galactic was performing test flights, it plans to fly tourist passengers more than 62 miles above earth. according to the ntsb, the flights were heavily documented. >> that's actually a good thing that we have that much data, because it's going to help us, again, do what we're here to do, which is to find out what went wrong and figure out what to do, make recommendations to prevent it from happening again. >> the injured test pilot peter siebold is alert and talking with family and doctors. the pilot who was killed, michael alsbury, has 15 years of experience and had flown a spacecraft on multiple missions. the full investigation into exactly what happened to spaceship 2 could take up to a year. the ntsb is also continuing to investigate a small plane crash in kansas that happened earlier this week, and we're hearing from authorities today that the bodies of all four victims have now been removed from the building that was hit by the plane on thursday. according to a wichita newspaper, the body of the pilot was removed from the roof yesterday. the other victims' bodies were
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taken out of the building at wichita mid-continental airport the day before. in california, police are still looking for two people in connection to the hit-and-run crash that killed three teenage girls who were out trick or treating on halloween night. yesterday, investigators tried to track down the owner of an suv that was abandoned near the scene. they went to the house where the vehicle was registered, but the owner had already moved. police are also looking for another man whom witnesses saw running from the scene of the accident. meanwhile, family and friends are mourning the victims who include twin 13-year-old girls. >> came into the world together and they left together again. >> it's hard. i knew them since i was 6. and now they're gone. >> police are checking for surveillance video from the time of the hit-and-run, and they're also analyzing evidence taken from the suv. that includes finger prinprints dna samples.
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in chicago, an entire building crumbled to the gruoun injuring four construction workers. two of the victims are in critical condition right now and there's no word yet on what caused the building to fall down. still ahead, we'll introduce you to this week's wednesday's child, and after the break, we'll also talk about the weather. michelle, i hope you've got some good news for us in the seven-day. >> we do. we have almost 70 degrees in the seven-day. not today, though. a live look outside. at least we have the blue skies. no rain is falling. we're just dealing with wind and cold. we'll talk more about that coming up.
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one of our favorite parts of the newscast, we get to
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introduce you to this week's wednesday's child. he is an up beat teen and he's hoping to find a forever family to help make all of his dreams come true. we're introduced to joe. >> reporter: 14-year-old joe loves to bake, so we headed to whip bake shop in philly where we decorated all kinds of treats. >> and for that one, i did two rows, so you can just do one and a big dollop in the middle. >> and he was a natural. >> perfect. that looks so great. >> reporter: joe is a happy teen who responds well to adults and warms up to people quickly. he currently lives in a residential facility and receives special education services. he loves school and has a big imagination. joe knows exactly what he wants in a family. >> they look at you with respect and take good care of me. >> reporter: the ideal family for joe would be a two-parent
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family who is patient. preferably a home where he can receive a lot of attention. you learned something today about decorating cakes? >> yeah. >> reporter: what did you learn? >> that i had never done something before and i did something really, really hard. >> reporter: and you did it really well. >> yeah. >> reporter: joe is this week's wednesday's child. >> you can make the dream of a forever family come true for joe or any wednesday's child sponsored by the dave thomas foundation. all you have to do is go to our website, nbc10.com and search wednesday's child, or you can always call the national adoption center at 1 1-866-do-adopt. good sunday morning. it is a cold one. it's a windy one. and we're going to see both of those factors staying in place all day long. it will warm up during the workweek. we're just not going to get there yet.
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>> a blustery day. winds gusting near 40, 45 miles per hour. it's going to be all throughout the day. maybe topping out around 49, maybe 50. milder midweek. close to 70 degrees. right now, mostly cloudy skies in philadelphia. we will see mostly sunny skies, just not quite yet. the rain from yesterday is out of here. we do have a little bit of sunshine out there. 44 right now in philadelphia. winds out of the north-northwest at 33 miles per hour. that's sustained. those aren't gusts. right now we have a lot of blue on the map. that means we're cold. 32 in mount pocono. 41 in lancaster. to the south and east, mainly in the 40s as well. 45 in millville. so air temperatures are cold. we have windchills that are making it feel even colder than that. here's a look at those windchills. it feels like 20 in mount pocono. feels like just above freezing in philadelphia and it feels like 36 in millville. as you head out, you want to dress for the 30s.
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this is the setup for today. we have an area of low pressure. high pressure is building in. that squeeze is creating the winds and that's why we're seeing the windy conditions and we'll continue to see those windy conditions throughout the day. winds are gusting near 43 miles per hour in philadelphia. 36 in lancaster. so where the cozy hat out. it's going to be a cozy day, especially with that wind going. for today, becoming sunny, blustery. some spots a little sunnier than others. for the most part, we're looking at mostly cloudy skies. i think we'll top out around 49, maybe 50. those winds will continue to gust out of the northwest. 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusts even higher than that. so tonight, we're going to see those temperatures drop pretty far, 35 in philadelphia. below freezing north and west, down to 29. and breezy conditions still. seven-day forecast, we have some improvements with temperatures. not today, though. 49 by monday. lots of sunshine, warmer, 58. dress the kids for the 30s at the bus stop in the morning.
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it's going to be a cold start. by tuesday, 66. a nice, beautiful day on tuesday to get out and vote. wednesday, we're looking at more clouds, 68 before the showers. likely on thursday. friday, more sunshine. cooler, 53. next weekend, looking really nice to start out with. lots of sunshine, breezy, 54. still ahead, we'll have an update on the ebola outbreak, including some encouraging news about a new york doctor who contracted the disease.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> hey, if you're looking for something to do today before you watch the eagles game a little bit later on, take a drive to the pocono mountains. looking good out there. we've got some clouds, but they're going to be pushing out. we've got plenty of sunshine and foliage is really at its peak. i was taking a drive up that way last week, looked really great outside. now to the ebola outbreak. the government of france has taken in a united nations employee infected with the disease after working in sierra leone. this morning, we're learning that that worker is getting treatment in high-security isolation at a hospital in paris. meanwhile, the new york city doctor infected with ebola is doing better. some good news here. dr. craig spencer's condition was upgraded from serious but stable to stable.
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officials at bellevue hospital say spencer is receiving therapies that have been effective in treating ebola patients at hospitals in atlanta and nebraska. dr. spencer developed symptoms of the virus last month after he returned from guinea where he was helping people with the deadly illness. some more good news. dallas nurse nina pham who was cured of ebola, she now is back with her dog. they were reunited yesterday. the animal had been in quarantine since pham got stick while treating thomas duncan. he's the liberian man who died of ebola. officials feared that the dog would also get sick, but he has tested negative for the virus. a philadelphia group with ties to one of the west african countries hit hardest by ebola is sending some much-needed supplies overseas. the federation of liberian mandingos in the usa is shipping these boxes to liberia. they're filled with pretty much everything from medical and cleaning products to books and toys. >> i'm a liberian, of course, residing in the u.s. and i'm very much happy to see
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people, you know, liberians -- especially lone liberians to help for the cause of the human being. >> it's going to take about three weeks for the packages to arrive in monrovia. once they do arrive, the supplies will be distributed free of charge to any liberians in need. when we come back on nbc 10 news today, the countdown is on until tuesday's election, and the race for pennsylvania governor is bringing some heavy hitters to our region today. we'll have a preview and hear from the candidates coming up. and the voting forecast is looking fantastic. today looking pretty good, although feeling very fall-like, if not winter-like right now. there's a live look outside. mostly cloudy skies, but we are dry today. it is cold, windy, and feels like the 20s in some spots. we'll have your full forecast straight ahead.
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it is the final weekend on the campaign trail for the candidates for pennsylvania governor, and both will benefit today from political star power coming to our area as we count down to election day. get the heavy jackets out.
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here's a live look over center city, philadelphia. you can see the schuylkill river and the art museum in the distance. dare i say it's feeling like a winter day out there? we'll let you know how long this cold, windy weather will last in the forecast. good morning, i'm rosemary conners. it's 9:30 on this sunday. let's get right to the weekend weather with meteorologist michelle grossman. i was talking to some folks who have actually seen some ice and frost on the ground over the past few days. >> yeah, we had some in doylestown. i don't like it. i'm looking forward to summer once again. we're seeing windchills in the 20s in some spots. air temperatures in the 30s, the 40s. it's a cold one today. it's a windy one also. you can see those flags flowing around. winds are gusting near 40, 45 miles per hour. temperatures right now 44 in philadelphia. 40 in allentown. at the freezing mark in mount pocono. 41 in lancaster. you factor in those gusty winds, it feels a lot colder than that. feels like the teens in pount
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po -- mount pocono. for today, plan on a cold one. plan on a windy one, but plan on a sunny one. we're going to see sunshine mostly cloudy across the area. we'll talk about a warm-up during your workweek, that's straight ahead. with just a couple of days to go before voters head to the polls, both candidates running for pennsylvania governor will be stumping in our area today. democratic challenger tom wolf will campaign with president obama. they'll appear together at temple university in north philadelphia. yesterday, he greeted these voters at the shop right. he urged his supporters not to become complacent and to cast their ballots on tuesday. >> i need you to come out and vote. i need you to get your friends to come out and vote, your family to come out and vote. let's bring all the people we
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can to vote on tuesday. >> this election is won by what you're doing today. the consequences of the future are won by what you're doing today. and by what you're going to continue to do in those next 75 hours. >> today, governor corbett will be joined by new jersey governor chris christie at a rally in bucks county, and also in support of corbett, this afternoon, lieutenant governor jim collie and state representative john taylor are planning to hold a news conference about the president's visit. we'll have more on that a little bit later this evening on nbc 10 news at 6:00. in the meantime, if you'd like to learn more about the candidates and the issues that will be decided on tuesday, you can visit our website, nbc10.com. new from overnight, philadelphia police are looking for the person who shot an 18-year-old in the head and hand while he was sitting in a car. it happened at about 2:30 this morning. somehow the car ended up at temple university hospital where
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the victim is in critical condition. it's unclear if he drove himself or if somebody else got him there. no word yet on a motive for the shooting. this weekend, parents in one montgomery county community are being warned to check their kids' halloween candy after one boy says that he found a razor blade inside the wrapper of a candy bar. this happened in toe with a tow township. they're not releasing the name of the candy involved because they want the parents to check every single piece. surveillance video captured the entire attack, which we first told you about last saturday morning. police say carmen butchy d'amato and rita d'amato attacked a homeless man. investigators tell us that the young erdie dee hit the victim with a baseball bat before her
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father allegedly shot the man in the leg. butchy, by the way, was the captain of the south philly vikings when they were first placed in the brigade in the late 1980s. they surrendered to police on friday. >> would you give me the name of your lawyer or issue a statement that i can use, please? because i really want to hear your side of the story. >> as you can see, nbc 10's monique braxton tried to talk to rita at the d'amatos' queen village home yesterday afternoon. she declined to comment over the intercom and referred us to her lawyer. she and her father are due in court on 18th. now to an update on an apartment building fire in west philadelphia that displaced dozens of residents late thursday night. according to the red cross, some residents were able to return to their apartments last night, though several tell nbc 10 that they don't have any electricity yet. they had been staying at a red cross shelter at sayer high school. since thursday, that's when the fire damaged part of the apartment building at 66nd and
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chestnut street. the red cross also tells us that about 22 other families who live in the most heavily damaged area of the building, they were able to move to another property last evening. meanwhile, the red cross continues to work with those families. >> you're doing case work with each and every family, looking to see what they need in terms of clothing. it's cold now, so we have to do seasonal clothing. >> the families who were moved to the other property are working with social services and the building's management to find longer-term housing. the mother is speaking out about the capture of his alleged killer. eric frein was taken into custody on thursday night at an abandoned airport hangar in monroe county. he had been on the run for 48 days after he allegedly shot and killed corporal brian dixon. dixon's mother says she never had a doubt that his son's fellow troopers would bring frein in. she admits the capture was an
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emotional moment for her. >> i cried. it was the end for me. they honored brian as their brother. and he would be very proud of them. >> investigators are now looking into frein's past for a motive. police believe he did have a grudge against law enforcement, but authorities say they don't yet understand exactly why. the root for a charity event took runners and walkers across the ben franklin bridge this morning. it's been shut down to traffic the last couple hours now. nbc 10's matt delucia is live at the base of the bridge. looks like they've just about finished up. >> they're not on the bridge anymore, i can tell you that. the early estimate to open the bridge was at 9:30. we're starting to see that could be happening any moment now. you see the toll plaza here, it's still empty. no traffic being allowed from new jersey into philadelphia. over here, we can see that the bridge is still empty. only a few police vehicles have been coming through over the
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past few minutes, just making sure that everything is good to go. it's been closed since about 7:45 this morning, and here's what it looked like at 8:30 this morning for the start of the run. a lot of people were out here on this chilly sunday morning. organizers tell me more than 3,500 people are here doing the 10k run the bridge. another 500 people are walking. this event has been going on since 2002 and it supports a school in south jersey for children with special needs. >> i'm warmed up with all of these people here, honestly. you can't not be so full of gratitude for all these people that got up early this morning and came out. >> it's fun. it's great. it's a great day. we're doing it for the kids. and the school. >> reporter: and we saw a lot of people out here bundled up. they had hats, gloves, sweatshirts, and even heavy winter coats. the bridge is expected to open momentarily. we have seen all the runners come off the bridge, and so at this point, just a few vehicles making sure everything is ready to go. we see some more police activity
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out here. they've been going up and back on the bridge right now just making sure that everything is good. we will be sure to let you know, but for the time being, ben franklin bridge still closed, at least for the moment. live in camden this morning, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. check this out, imagine having to deal with this today. mud. lots of mud. everywhere. this is what some california residents will be cleaning up. we'll tell you what triggered this mess after the break. and there's nothing magical about this scene at the magic kingdom. the spark that ignited a fire at one of walt disney world's newest rides.
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and it can all be yours. here and only here. ♪ come and get it. cleanup continues in california after this massive mudslide caused major damage in one neighborhood. nearly two dozen people had to be evacuated friday night. the mudslide destroyed at least one home. most of the mud and debris came from a hill that was scorched by
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a fire. geologists have determined that it was caused by a clogged storm drain, of all things. let's head now to hawaii's big island where lava from the kilauea volcano has stalled just 500 feet from the town's main road. that's it. 500 feet. officials say that some of the lava is breaking out along the sides of the flow, but it's moving pretty slowly, so that's the good news. the lava has been streaming down the volcano since june. so far, it has only burned a shed, trees, and grass. but no homes. some new video out of florida. this is of a fire at walt disney world. a witness took this cell phone video last night. officials say that ash from the magic kingdom's fireworks show fell on to a patch of fake grass on the roof of the train ride through the seven dwarves' mine. the ride is expected to open a little bit later on today. it's the big race day in the big apple. tens of thousands of runners are taking part in the new york city
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marathon today. they are dealing with some windy conditions out there. same thing we've got here. and temperatures are going to be in the 40s. the professional women got started at 9:10 this morning and the professional men at 9:40. other runners step off between now and 10:55. this is the 44th year for the race. turning now to wall street. cnbc's tyler matheson has a preview of what we can expect in the week ahead in business news. >> it's november. daylight saving time is over. halloween has come and gone. lebron is back in cleveland and the entire nation gears up now for this tuesday's midterm elections, which could determine the balance of power in the senate. in fact, i'll go on a limb and say it will. also in focus this friday's all-important october jobs report. in september, 248,000 americans found work and the unemployment rate dipped back to 5.9%. that is a six-year low. the auto industry has been adding jobs to keep up with strong demand and car and truck
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sales are expected to rise again in october. we'll get that number. j.d. power says they could be up 6% in an unusually slow month. investors await more corporate earnings from big names like cvs, priceline, time warner, disney. we'll also get updates on factory orders for september. this friday is decision day for the city of detroit as a federal bankruptcy judge will decide whether or not to restructure its massive debt and emerge from chapter 9 protection. if you want to know the new video game call of duty advanced warfare, head on over to monday. the retailer made a deal with the retailer to sell it a day ahead of anyone else. get all your business news on cnbc. this is a live picture of the ben franklin bridge. matt delucia just gave us a
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heads up that it has just reopened. it had been closed since about 7:45 this morning because of runners and walkers who were participating in a charity event. if you're heading over the delaware river today, you can take the ben franklin bridge right now. the eagles are in houston today, and the question is will nate allen play? and the sixers get the crowd fired up against the heat in their home opener, but could they finish the job? it's all coming up next in sports. no heat at home, it is cold this morning. windy, temperatures in the 30s and 40s. it feels like the teens, though, in some spots. the winds are whipping the flags around. it's beginning to be a story all day long. and then warming up during your workweek, that's straight ahead.
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newspapers speak out. tom corbett has been something of a disaster. tom corbett cut spending on education by a billion dollars... it's time for a change. elect tom wolf, and you'll get the type of governor we haven't seen for a while... ...one who looks out for average, hard-working pennsylvanians. it's wolf who has solid ideas for bringing in new business and for boosting the economy. tom wolf for governor, a fresh start for pennsylvania.
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you thought we had it bad yesterday. snow was falling down south. they played college football in the snow in north carolina. appalachian state fans braved the cold and snow to watch their
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team take on georgia state. the frozen spectators did whatever they could to keep warm and the concession stand sold out of lots of hot food. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> good sunday morning. no snow here. that's the good news. but we are looking at very cold temperatures and windchills in the teens in some spots. so feeling pretty cold for this time of year. and also very, very windy outside. we'll talk more about that. but as we look outside, we are looking at blue skies finally. we had the rain yesterday that has cleared out. we are waking up and walking out to blue sky. we are mostly cloudy skies across the area, but mostly sunny by this afternoon. so here's a live look outside. it's a cold one. 44 in philadelphia. winds out of the north-northwest at 33 miles per hour. that is sustained winds. those are not gusts. winds gusting higher than that. so across the board, clouds in reading. temperatures mainly in the low 40s, but we will see clearing skies to mostly sunny.
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lots of blue on the map indicating a lot of cold air. same story as we slide down to the coast. 44 in atlantic city. delaware 44. 44 in philadelphia. so a cold morning. a windy morning. we're going to keep that in place all day long. windchills in the teens -- actually p opped up to 20 in mount pocono. 34 is what it feels like in philadelphia. and the windchill is 36. we have high pressure coming in. these two are interacting, creating these very windy conditions all day long, into the dinnertime hour, into the early part of the nighttime hours, and then we're going to see breezy conditions overnight. so winds, this is what we're looking at right now. anywhere from 33 miles per hour in philadelphia, 26 in allentown. you can see this direction right from the northwest, right from canada as you look to the north, that's where that cold air is coming from and it will stick with us all day long before we warm up on monday. winds gusting near 43 miles per
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hour in philadelphia, up to 40 in millville, up to 41 degrees in allentown, so probably not a great day to be outdoors and do some outdoor activities, unless you're just walking. becoming sunny, too, a blustery 48 to 51. probably topping out right around 49, maybe 50. winds out of the northwest at 20 to 30 miles per hour, but gusting over 40 as we're seeing right now. tonight, the temperatures really drop. close to freezing in philadelphia. below freezing north and west down to 29. still will be breezy with winds out of the northwest. these numbers are important, because that's where we're going to start out tomorrow morning. as we head back to work, you want to get the cars started early. get the kids bundled up, because it will be a cold start to your monday, but we're going to warm it up. by monday, 58. looking good on tuesday. that is the best day of the week. 66, lots of sunshine. but still mild, 68, showers likely on thursday. 61 with lots of clouds before we cool it down on friday, and then starting next weekend, breezy,
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lots of sunshine, a cool 54. hey, i'm john clark. sixers home opener last night, once again against the heat. but different result this year. cool pregame ceremony. and then mo'ne davis with the ceremonial first ball for the referee. and the sixers, they're in it early. k.j. mcdaniel getting the crowd fired up in the first quarter. big dunk. sixers down six at the half. tony wroten with 21. puts them up by two in the third quarter. but fourth quarter, chris bosh, too much. game high 30 points. sixers lose 114-96. they are 0-3. you see nerlens noel there not happy. just two points. not a good home debut. flyers also facing south florida's hockey team, the panthers. the flyers' power play is struggling, 0-6 last night, 1
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for their last 19 on the man advantage. steve mason doesn't get much help. gives up just two goals. top pick aaron ekblad, his first nhl goal. steve mason pulled, eight seconds left. vinny lecavalier's first game back. he scores. but the flyers lose 2-1. roberto luongo tough again. the cowboys could be without quarterback tony romo today. he reportedly has two small fractures in his back. still a game time decision against the cardinals. the eagles arrived in houston. they could be without nate allen. the safety is questionable. we asked him about his status. >> we're going to decide that tomorrow. so we'll see what happens. see how i feel in the morning and take it from there. >> you missed a couple of days of practice. how sore is it? >> i mean, it's sore. trying not to prolong anything.
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don't want to turn something minor into something major. penn state faced maryland 37 times. they had only lost once to them. they lose at home to maryland for the first time ever yesterday. the terps, they were trying to get the rivalry going again before the game. they get an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty right there. and how classless is this? penn state players trying to shake hands with maryland players during the coin toss. quarterback christian hackenburg very frustrated and animated. not happy with the offense in third quarter, they get going. hackenburg to jesse james. that touchdown puts the nittany lions up nine. but fourth quarter, penn state maryland's wes brown makes them pay, so maryland goes up one. final minute, penn state is up three. maryland wins on the field goal. 20-19. penn state with four straight losses for the first time in 11 years. maryland's first win ever at beaver stadium, and here's their coach about that pregame handshake diss.
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>> that's not the way we want our kids to be before the game. i apologize. >> you know what? let the rivalry begin. >> the rivalry is on. temple pulling off their first upset over a ranked team in 16 years. the powells partying like it's 1998. let's go to the link. east carolina fumbles here. temple's tavon young returns it 63 yards for the owls' touchdown. temple would win the game with only 135 yards on offense. east carolina had 428 yards, but the pirates with five fumbles. kenny harper touched down for the owls and temple wins 20-10. congratulations to the owls. big win. villanova quarterback john robertson leading them into action against richmond. third quarter tied at 3-3. robertson. that is a five-yard touchdown. but nova misses the extra point
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so they're only up 9-3 and that comes back to haunt them. less than two minutes later, richmond's michael rocco scores and they get the extra point, so nova loses a tough one. their seven-game win streak is over. penn lost and delaware won. i'm john clark with your sports. enjoy the rest of your weekend.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> all morning long, we've been reporting that the ben franklin bridge was going to be closed between about 7:00 and 9:30. you can see the bridge is back open. that's good news for drivers. it was a party fit for ben franklin and the mummers.
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celebrating philadelphia culture was the theme last night at the looking out for kids fundraiser in elkins park. the event featured a silent auction to benefit the program which provides free eye exam screenings and glasses to school children in philadelphia and montgomery counties. i was very proud to be a part of the event. the eighth year for it. nbc 10 news today continues in just a moment with another half-hour of news. we're following the run-up to tuesday's election with an eye on the pennsylvania governor's race, which is bringing some big names to our region today. we'll have a preview after the break. temperatures in the 30s, the 40s. it feels like the 20s in some spots. >> taking a live look outside, we're looking at mostly cloudy skies and we are looking at a good-looking day. it's pretty cold and pretty windy. we'll talk more about that coming up.
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nbc 10 starts now. >> right now on nbc 10 news today, political star power in our area as we count down to election day. bundle up, baby. it's cold outside. here's a live look over center city. you can see that our camera is moving out there in the wind. the flags are blowing out there in the wind. it's going to be a windy and cold day. good morning. welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary conners. it's 10:00 on this sunday. let's get to the forecast with michelle grossman. not the best day to do some leaf raking, right? >> i agree. i don't think there's any good day to do leaf raking, but today is not the day with winds. it's cold also. here's a live look outside. you can see that camera shaking. it tells the whole story. it is blustery outside. that's a live look overlooking center city. right now, 45 in philadelphia. just 33 in mount